Actually, one of the best ways to get to know Glasgow and discover its secrets is by joining a biking tour. Besides, Glasgow is a biking – friendly city and bicycles can take you almost anywhere in just a few minutes.
Skiing & Snow-Boarding All Year Round
Being the only year round snow sport resort in Scotland and the longest indoor real snow slope in the UK, Real Snow Slop attracts thousands of ardent skiers of all skill levels and experience with its excellent facilities, dedicated trainers and impeccable service.
Facilities include an instruction slope, a main ski slope, 4 ski lifts, an ice climbing wall (!), an exquisite Bavarian Restaurant, a fun Ice Slide, a Festive Grotto, a nicely landscaped Sledging area and a new Ice Bar. The best thing about it? It’s no more than a 10 minute drive away from Glasgow city centre!
Glasgow Ski & Snowboard Centre is another great option, located in Bellahouston Park, a few minutes away from central Glasgow: 4 modern floodlit dry slopes catering for all sorts of snowsport activities.
Glasgow has its own traditions when it comes to escape games. You and your friends must find a way through a maze or a creepy dungeon by solving puzzles, unwrapping riddles, beating brain teasers, spot and correctly interpret clues and traces. It will take all your observation skills and inductive powers, as well as co-operating with your friends, but you will have the time of your life.
Do You Like Climbing?
Just a few minutes’ drive away from city centre, Climbzone offers all the gear, instruction and proper facilities necessary for a fun day out with family and friends hanging up from ropes and ceilings.
Having the largest freestanding climbing walls in the UK, it offers over 70 climbing routes of varying difficulty for people of almost all ages and certainly for all levels of skill and experience – even for seasoned veterans that need a vertical challenge to feel accomplished.
Apart from rock climbing, the Skypark, a state – of – the – art aerial adventure course, is 60 metres long and hanging 15 metres above the ground, full of obstacles like the zip slide, traverse wall, hanging logs, jigsaw, swinging platforms, cargo net and several other features that promise a couple of hours full of adrenaline boosts and laughs.
If you are still not impressed, then you need to take the “Drop”! A 15 metres freefall for several metres until a gigantic mighty Fan slows you and helps you land gently on the ground.
Going to Glasgow and not playing golf would be a shame, even if your style is not at its best. Wonderful grassy courses spreading just a few km outside Glasgow are just ideal for a nice morning out with a bunch of friends.
Wakeboarding – The Glasgow Wake Park
Glasgow Wake Park is a System 2.0 wakeboard park, located very close to the city centre, at the Port Dundas Canal, outside the Pinkston Paddle Centre, offering wakeboarders all the necessary equipment and space (including 4 floating obstacles and allowing for varying levels of tricks) to enjoy their favorite sport, all year round.
Being one of the fastest growing watersports, wakeboarding is somewhere between snowboarding and skateboarding. Attached to a cable, you will be able to continuously ride by turning at each end of the basin.